Understanding Numbness After Dental Surgeries

Anesthetics are important for reducing and numbing pain during oral surgeries. You also require numbing for teeth extraction and fillings. But how long will the shot suppress the pain?

Main takeaways:

– The dose administered depends on the size of the area being treated and the type of procedure.

– Numbness from novocaine should last about 60 minutes.

– However, if you are less sensitive due to infections or other conditions, the dentist might add epinephrine.

Discuss your health status with the dentist to find out if you can use novocaine.

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